Sunday, February 2, 2014

Google Now available in Chrome on Ubuntu - how to install

Author: Adrian Nowak, 6:53 PM, Sunday, February 2, 2014

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Google Now is a service that you can either like or not use - it's really hard to hate it. I was always a big fan of Google Now on Android and now the same notifications (well, maybe not exactly), are available on Ubuntu desktop too.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Top Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu 12.10

Author: Adrian Nowak, 11:17 PM, Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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You just installed new Ubuntu and you can start work, right? Not quite. Of course it's possible but we usually like to install few additional apps or simply change some settings. So below you can find the most popular changes you can apply to new Ubuntu 12.10.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

How to Install Oracle Java 7 (JDK and JRE) in Ubuntu via PPA Repository

Author: Adrian Nowak, 9:45 PM, Wednesday, October 3, 2012

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Licence does't allow to host Oracle Java JDK in PPA Repository so some time ago it disappeared from default Ubuntu repositories. Still, we can install it pretty easy using simple console app. All we need is few minutes.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

New Ubuntu GNOME Remix Available. New GNOME 3.6 On Board

Author: Adrian Nowak, 11:28 PM, Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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Ubuntu GNOME Remix is now available in new Beta version. There's not so many updates from Alpha 2 and mainly we can see GNOME 3.6 packages in Release Candidate versions.

Ubuntu 13.04 Release Schedule - This Time With Release Candidate

Author: Adrian Nowak, 10:38 PM,

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We are still waiting for Ubuntu 12.10, but we already know when to expect new Ubuntu 13.04. As usual Canonical did't prepared any revolution in release schedule.

How to install Calibre e-book reader in Ubuntu (MOBI, EPUB, PDF and more)

Author: Adrian Nowak, 10:14 PM,

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E-books are available in many different formats and it really don't help users to read them on mobile devices. Thankfully Calibre can convert e-book between popular (and also not so popular) formats. I have no doubt it's the best e-book app for Ubuntu.

Tears of Steel - New great movie from Blender Foundation

I have to admit that I've found the previous movies from Blender Foundation little boring. Sure, they had great scenarios and were very attractive from the visual side but also seemed little like a cartoons for kids. This time it was all different...

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